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Making the History of 1989 The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe IntroductoryEssay Sets the scene for the events of 1989 and explains their significance in world history. PrimarySources Over 300 primary sources, including government documents, images, videos, and artifacts with introductory notes. ScholarInterviews Four scholars focus on the history & events surrounding 1989 through primary sources. Fostering Creative Career Exploration - Creative Careers Careers Thanks to the new age of technology that we live in, working in the cultural and creative sector has never been so rewarding. Achieving any level of professional success requires creativity to some degree: the creativity to figure out new ways to do our jobs well, or the creativity to produce new ideas that advance our organizations. It’s ironic then that arts education—our primary means of fostering present and future generations of creative, innovative thinkers—has been cut from so many school curricula, and that careers in the arts aren’t encouraged with the same rigor as other professions. Chasing fulfillment I was fortunate.

Featured Document 200th Anniversary of Ohio Statehood March 1, 1803 - March 1, 2003 Ohio celebrates its 200th Anniversary of statehood on March 1, 2003. The history of Ohio statehood, however, begins much earlier. One of the provisions in the Paris Peace Treaty ending the Revolutionary War was the establishment of boundaries that would allow for American expansion westward. This area became known as the Northwest Territory. Making of America aking of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. For more details about the project, see About MoA. Making of America is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W.

Arts Skills Map resources Suggested Action Steps and Resources In July 2010, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills unveiled the 21st Century Skills Map for the Arts, which demonstrates how the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration and creativity and innovation) can be fused within arts curriculum. The map provides educator-created examples of how art subjects (dance, music, theatre, and visual and media arts) can be fused with skills to create engaging learning experiences that promote 21st century knowledge and skill acquisition. In addition to aligning teaching and learning to the demands of today’s world, the map cites specific student outcomes and provides project examples for grades four, eight and 12.

Ohio Council for the Social Studies OCSS is dedicated to bringing our members high quality professional development and the latest social studies news. We will continue to keep you updated through our publications and a great annual conference, but as technology progresses we can now let people know about opportunities available online from services like YouTube, Vimeo, and the Teacher Channel. Historical Thinking Professional Development Videos for Secondary Teachers Stanford History Education Group YouTube Stanford History Education Group Teacher Channel Historical Thinking Professional Development Videos for Elementary Teachers

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution, With 12 Topical Essays, 250 Images, 350 Text Documents, 13 Songs, 13 Maps, a Timeline, and a Glossary. Explore Browse Search About This Site Teaching Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network The Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network (KCAAEN) is a coalition of statewide not-for-profit Alliances for Arts Education working in partnership with the Kennedy Center to support policies, practices, and partnerships that ensure the arts are an essential part of American K-12 education. The mission of the KCAAEN is to advance learning in and through the arts for all students. To meet the following program objectives, members of the KCAAEN in partnership with the Kennedy Center will: Build Collaborations: Develop and support innovative collaborations among schools, community partners, and cultural institutions that sustain arts education. Position the Arts: Speak out on behalf of arts education to citizens, policy makers, state agencies, and others about the value and benefits of arts education. Generate Resources: Develop, publish, and/or disseminate resources for arts education leaders and practitioners.

Connecting you to Ohio History through a digital archives and guide to historical markers. by nda_librarian Apr 30